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Dutch PM defends decision not to arrest Russian spies

Dutch PM defends decision not to arrest Russian spiesDutch agents decided not to arrest four Russians accused of plotting a cyber-attack on the world’s chemical weapons watchdog because it was “not a criminal inquiry”, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday. The Netherlands said Thursday it had immediately expelled the agents from GRU military intelligence in April for trying to hack the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague. It was not a criminal inquiry,” Rutte told a weekly news conference when asked why the men were not arrested.



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Logan Circle stabbing: Police arrest suspect over death of Wendy Martinez killed while jogging in Washington

Logan Circle stabbing: Police arrest suspect over death of Wendy Martinez killed while jogging in WashingtonA suspect was arrested in the stabbing death of a female jogger that has shaken Washington DC this week. Wendy Karina Martinez was running in Logan Circle, a low-crime residential neighbourhood, when Anthony Crawford allegedly stabbed her in the neck in an “unprovoked attack,” police chief Peter Newsham said during a press conference. Police said surveillance footage and community tips played a crucial role in identifying and locating the 23-year-old suspect, ending an exhaustive manhunt that took place throughout the week.



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Arrest made in fatal stabbing of jogger in Washington, DC: Police

Arrest made in fatal stabbing of jogger in Washington, DC: PoliceAn arrest was made in the slaying of Wendy Karina Martinez and the suspect is expected to appear in court later today.



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Milwaukee officer involved in NBA player's arrest fired

Milwaukee officer involved in NBA player's arrest firedMILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee officer involved in the stun gun arrest of Bucks' player Sterling Brown has been fired because of social media posts mocking the incident, the city's police chief said Thursday.



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Cambodian opposition leader released but put under house arrest

Cambodian opposition leader released but put under house arrest“He was released on bail and he is under monitoring by the court,” government spokesman Phay Siphan told Reuters. Kem Sokha’s daughter, Kem Monovithya, said her 65-year-old father has been placed under house arrest and was in poor health and needed medical attention. Long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen had been under pressure to release Kem Sokha following a July general election won by his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP).



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The Latest: Group says arrest 'first step' toward justice

The Latest: Group says arrest 'first step' toward justiceDALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a man by a Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own (all times local):



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JD.com shares fall after CEO's arrest and release

JD.com shares fall after CEO's arrest and releaseSHANGHAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Chinese retailer JD.com Inc’s stock fell as much as 7 percent on Tuesday, hitting an 18-month low after the company’s chief executive officer was arrested in the United States on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct and later released. Richard Liu, who founded the firm in 1998, was arrested by police in the U.S. city of Minneapolis on Friday and released the next day before returning to China. Minneapolis police said on Sunday that “an active investigation” was under way.



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Philippines' Duterte orders arrest of critical lawmaker

Philippines' Duterte orders arrest of critical lawmakerPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the arrest of a lawmaker fiercely critical of his deadly drug war, the second presidential critic from the Senate to be threatened with detention. Senator Antonio Trillanes, who is holed up in the Senate to avoid arrest, has also in the past accused Duterte of corruption and his son of involvement in drug dealing, drawing a pledge of revenge from the president. Trillanes’ arrest order stems from an amnesty granted in 2010 over his involvement in a coup attempt against then-president Gloria Arroyo and another effort to overthrow her.



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Tech billionaire returns to China after US arrest

Tech billionaire returns to China after US arrestTech billionaire and JD.com founder Richard Liu has returned to China, the company said Monday, following a brief arrest in the US over allegations of criminal sexual conduct. JD.com, the company which Liu founded in 1998, is an e-commerce juggernaut in China and the main competitor to industry leader Alibaba. Liu, also known by his Chinese name Liu Qiangdong, was arrested over the misconduct allegations late Friday and released Saturday afternoon in the midwestern US city of Minneapolis, records from Hennepin County Jail showed.



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JD.com CEO returns to China after arrest in U.S. sexual misconduct case

JD.com CEO returns to China after arrest in U.S. sexual misconduct caseThe CEO of JD.com Inc, Richard Liu, has returned to China, the Chinese e-commerce giant said on Monday, days after he was arrested by police in the U.S. city of Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct and later released. A Minnesota-based lawyer for Liu, Earl Gray, said Liu denies any wrongdoing, and added he does not expect his client to be charged, noting that Liu was released without charges or bail, and was allowed to return to China. Minneapolis police said on Sunday that “an active investigation” was under way, although it was possible for the billionaire founder of the firm to leave the United States.



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